What exactly is Restylanes?
Restylane® is the brand name for a class of face fillers developed by the firm Galderma. Among the other fillers under this name are Perlane® and Restylane® Silk. Restylane® Silk is a dermal filler designed exclusively for lip augmentation, while Restylane® is the original formulation of the substance, which may be applied to the majority of facial features. This filler consists of a hyaluronic acid-based gel. Primarily, it is intended to temporarily repair the loss of collagen and volume under the skin that causes wrinkles.
How Restylane® Functions?
The primary component of Restylane® is a synthetic form of hyaluronic acid. When injected into the skin, the gel has instant volumizing effects, which are increased by the gel’s ability to draw moisture to the treatment region. The increase in volume smooths out wrinkles by providing support to the skin.
What Restylane® Is Used For?
Restylane® is a flexible filler that may be applied to several facial areas. Providers at the Raleigh Plastic Surgery Center have used this filler well for frown lines, crow’s feet, nasolabial folds, and even orbital troughs.
What to Anticipate During Therapy?
During your Restylane® treatment, your Raleigh Plastic Surgery Center specialist will first determine whether this dermal filler is the best solution for your condition, or if an other filler may be more suitable. A topical anesthetic will be administered at the beginning of the procedure to reduce any pain. In addition, our physicians may elect to utilize Restylane-L, which mixes this filler with lidocaine, a local anesthetic.
A symmetrical aspect of the face after treatment is one of the most significant factors to consider when using this filler. Since symmetry plays a significant role in generating an aesthetically attractive look, it is crucial to determine the appropriate quantity of filler, particularly when the initial wrinkles are not symmetrical.
How Long is Restylane® Effective?
Once the hyaluronic acid has had time to attract moisture to the treatment site, the maximum effect of Restylane® injections will become apparent a few weeks following the procedure. The hyaluronic acid in your body degrades over time. However, the formulation of this filler enables each molecule to attach to more water molecules, enabling the filler to keep its volume for a longer period of time.